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Is Ubuntu “workable/possible” on a 3200 x 1800 resolution screen?

I'm buying a laptop with that resolution later, and I'm willing to use Ubuntu or some other Linux OS without full resolution independent support for now, but I guess I'm wondering if it's possible at ...
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Bluetooth discoverability

Hi my bluetooth is present in hardware and I can turn it on in settings but for some reason it is not enabled and I cannot turn on visability (discoverability).How can I fix this in a dell inspiron ...
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Ubuntu Server Specs for a multi purpose server

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask but anyway! If you're willing to purchase a Dell server (let's say the Dell PowerEdge T420 since it's an Ubuntu Certified Server) and want to use it as ...
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Old laptop for Ubuntu home server: powerful enough?

It's main use will be: Torrents and other downloads Storing files (everything, from jpgs to big ISOs) from multiple Ubuntu, Android and Windows systems (more than 7) Streaming 1080p video files ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R [Special Edition] fan speed problem

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE (click here for details). I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi on it. The OS works perfectly fine, but there are some issues: The fan speed is so high that it is ...
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How do I toggle the wifi hardware switch for a Dell XPS 17 L702X?

Every now and then, I disable my wireless via the menu icon in Ubuntu. Then, when I try to enable the wifi, it tells me that "wireless is disabled" or "wireless is disabled by hardware switch". There ...
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Contrast Getting Reset to its Maxmum Value After Restarting System

Recently i installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Laptop "Dell Inspiron-N4010". i am facing problem with my contrast control,after restarting my system contrast is getting reset to its max value. so each time ...
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Cannot use both headphone ports on Dell XPS L502X at the same time

I am having a problem in Ubuntu 11.10 using both of the headphone ports on my Dell. This may or may not apply to other computers as well. Basically, there is a normal headphone jack next to an ...
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How do I speed up my old Ubuntu computer?

My computer is really slow. Slow enough that each time the page updates, it updates in a "wave" from top to bottom, which takes about a second. I want to keep Ubuntu and Unity 2D, but I just need a ...
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How to enable the accelorometer in Dell Inspiron Duo

I am considering on getting a Dell Duo Tablet PC. I love the idea of a tablet, but there are some things that just need a physical keyboard (no the iPad is NOT immune to this!!) and I hate to have to ...
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Is it safe to upgrade Ubuntu on Dell Vostro V130?

I just bought a Dell Vostro V130 notebook for my girlfriend, and I wanted to keep the preinstalled Ubuntu, at least for a while (and then, if needed, replace it with OpenSuSe). But since the ...
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Broadcom wireless card only works when the power is plugged in [closed]

I've a Dell, with a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g wireless card. It works well when the laptop is plugged to the power suply, but when it's with battery it doesn't work well. Do you know why is this?
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Dell studio 1555 overheating and fan problem

The model of my laptop is Dell studio 1555 (ATI graphic card and A06 BIOS). I am using dual boot (Vista and Ubuntu). There aren't any problems related to heat and fan while using Vista. However with ...
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Very low webcam framerate in Dell Mini 10

The framerate of the built in webcam of my Dell Mini 10 (Inspiron 1010) is extremely slow (may be 1 frame every 10 seconds). Initially I couldn't see the webcam image. After following the ...
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How do work the Dell Studio 1537's remote control with infrared receiver port IT8512 CIR

I use Ubuntu 10.10. Please Can someone help me? the remote control is the only component that does not work with Ubuntu. @Martin many thanks for your answer and excuse me for the delay. i have test ...